Property Tax Protection Program

Total Market Value Midland CountySource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Billions of $
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
$ Total Market Value 20 23 25 26 26 31
Single Family 7 8 9 9 10 10
Multi-family 1 1 1 1 1 1
Commercial 3 4 4 4 4 5
All Other 10 11 11 12 12 15

Texas property owners should protest annually As part of maintaining their property, like a HVAC checkup.

Midland County Property
Tax Trends

The Midland County Appraisal District is responsible for valuing all real estate and personal property in the county. The appraisal district alone is responsible for determining the value of all real and personal property. Property owners and property tax consultants then review the values and dispute excessive values. Following are graphs on the total value of property in Midland County and the total property tax reductions achieved through the appeal process.

Midland County Total Market
Value of Property

Midland County Appraisal District attempts to accurately value real estate and personal property. Following is a summary of the total values by type.

Property Value Reduction By Type of Appeal Source: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Billions of $
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total 0.0859 0.3395 0.8915 0.4919 0.4403 0.6752 0.3613
Informal Appeal 0.0774 0.3231 0.81 0.4063 0.2061 0.2522 0.1535
Formal ARB Determination 0.0082 0.0019 0.0545 0.0639 0.2329 0.4196 0.188
Judicial Appeal 0.0003 0.0145 0.027 0.0217 0.0013 0.0034 0.0198

Texas property owners should protest annually since Texas law requires property owners to protest to get information on their property and comparable sales in the area. This information is free and available upon request via U.S. mail (once you file a protest).

MidCAD Value Reduction By
Type of Appeal

Texans should appeal every property every year. It is impossible for the appraisal district to accurately and equitable share the tax burden of Midland County. There is no cost to appeal and about 65% of appeals are successful. Think of it like maintenance for your house; like changing the oil in your car. 20 Reasons You Should Appeal Annually

Total Property Tax Savings All Protests and AppealsSource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Millions of $
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Property Types 2.3193 9.1665 24.0705 13.2813 11.8881 18.2304 9.7551
Single Family 2.71 1.54 4.31 4.34 4.61
Commercial / All other 21.36 11.74 7.58 13.89 5.15

Texas property owners should protest annually since Because it is the surest way to reduce property taxes.

Total MidCAD Property Tax Savings
By Property Type

The next graph shows the estimated total property tax savings (based on a 2.7% tax rate and no exemptions), based on informal hearings, written ARB determinations and Judicial Appeals combined.

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